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"Sun(Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City"; Taiyo Oil organizes 3rd Forest Regeneration Volunteer Program

Taiyo Oil organized "Sun(Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City", the 3rd Forest Regeneration Volunteer Program on Saturday 27 March 2010 in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture, and planted 460 trees, including Quercus acutissima, Quercus serrate, Azalea, Prunus jamasakura, Magnolia kobus, and other species.

The program is aimed at facilitating diversification of the forest, in order to preserve biodiversity, ensuring greater water-catchment capacity of the land, and giving volunteers opportunities to gain an understanding of the importance of nature through interaction with the natural environment. Employees of Taiyo Oil and their families took part in program activities.

Taiyo Oil has concluded an agreement with Ehime Prefecture and Imabari City on a "the corporate afforestation activities". We organize the Forest Regeneration Volunteer Program through "Sun(Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City", named to reflect the aspirations of "Taiyo Oil employees to voluntarily regenerate and nurture the forest". Taiyo Oil will remain committed to forest regeneration activities.

Date

Saturday 27 March 2010

Venue

"Sun(Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City" (located in Jingamori District, Tamagawa cho, Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture)

Activities

  1. Planting of 460 trees including Quercus acutissima, Quercus serrate, Azalea, Prunus jamasakura, Magnolia kobus, and other species, in the Sun(Taiyo)-nurtured Forest
  2. Learning programs, including a workshop project showing how to make a basket from vines, a bamboo ware craft workshop, and a woodworking workshop

Attendees

Taiyo Oil employees and their families (36 persons in total, including 10 children)

Photo session with all participants
Photo session with all participants
Tree planting
Tree planting